Leonard (song)

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Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Back to the Barrooms
B-side "Our Paths May Never Cross"
Released February 14, 1981
Genre Country
Label MCA
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink"
"Rainbow Stew"

"Leonard" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. The song is a tribute to songwriter Tommy Collins. It was released in February 1981 as the third single from the album Back to the Barrooms. The song reached number 9 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 9
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 7


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 148.